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Power Rangers Review

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I wouldn’t call myself a diehard Power Rangers fan, I tuned in to the original show in the 90’s when I was a youngin, but I was never a crazed fan of the series. Obviously I loved the movie with Ivan Ooze, collected the cool toys, and got mad when my mom taped over a VHS I had saved of that episode when the Rangers do battle against a big pig monster that turns them into food and eats them and replaced it with that Otis and Milo movie with the talking animals. To this day, top ten angriest moments of my life. So yeah, I enjoyed the original series but nothing extreme. It was only a matter of time until a gritty modern-day movie would be made to cash in on the nostalgia of us 90’s kids, and that time has finally come with the new Power Rangers movie. So was it the unimaginable pig slop that I thought it would be? I’m surprised to say that no, this movie was not terrible.  Continue reading Power Rangers Review

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Pompeii Review

Kit Harrington and Emily Browning have a burning love affair in Pompeii.
Kit Harrington and Emily Browning have a burning love affair in Pompeii.

Paul W.S. Anderson’s new film Pompeii, starring Kit Harrington and Emily Browning, isn’t quite sure what kind of movie it wants to be. It starts off as a gladiator-revenge story, then morphs into a love story, then becomes a disaster movie, then switches back to the gladiator-revenge story, and ultimately finishes as a love story. The acting is often cheesy, there are cliché moments abound, and there are more than a few moments during the movie where I thought to myself, “That would never happen.” But there’s something about Pompeii that kept it enjoyable and entertaining despite all of the flaws.

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